We just added native support to Intelligence X for the following data formats:
Native support means end-to-end support. This ranges from indexing and crawling files of various data sources, to processing them internally and presenting them to the end-user on the frontend intelx.io. Indexing is the process of taking a file, reading it, and extracting any text thus making it searchable.
intelx.io shows text preview in the results and supports inline view. This means that it immediately shows the text of a document in a detailed view (when you click on a result) without forcing the user to leave the website or download the file locally.
Inline view of office documents is a convenient feature, but also has an important security aspect: if the end-user downloads and opens unknown office documents (especially from the darknet), there is a risk of malicious embedded VBA macros and other exploits.
Intelligence X now natively supports all major office formats: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF.
Before, a PowerPoint file was displayed in the detailed view as “data salad” 🥗:
Now, you can see the text of the presentation (both in the preview and detailed view):
November 2019: Tools and Public Web 🕵🏻 OSINT Tools: New Tabs & Updates We have updated our free OSINT tools: https://intelx.io/tools ✅ New YouTube DataViewer: Shows metadata and thumbnails ✅ New Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) tab ✅ Added 4 sites to Domain search, including crt.sh, Robtex, and Hurricane Electric ✅ Added 3 sites to IP
We released our Go “fileconversion” library here: https://github.com/IntelligenceX/fileconversion It supports converting many file formats to plaintext, and provides other related functions. It was tested on 184+ million files and is used for intelx.io. We are happy to contribute back to the open source community.
October 2019: Russia, Grouping Results, and DDoS attack 🇷🇺 Russia Want to investigate the Russian government? We are helping with a new search category, “Government: Russia”. It indexes data from Russian governmental domains, including: gov.ru – Russian Government mil.ru – Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation kremlin.ru – Official website of the President of